Buddie marvellous: St Mirren 2 – 1 Aberdeen

St Mirren have moved to 4th place in the cinch Premiership after an amazing stoppage-time double to come from behind to win the match.

With the game only a minute old, Aberdeen’s Connor Barron scored a wonder goal from around 30 yards from goal – a goal that he will surely never better in his career.

St Mirren had plenty of possession and a few chances to equalise but the 1st half finished with Aberdeen one goal to the good.

The 2nd half continued much like the 1st with only a few chances for either team and with the game drawing to a close.

The 4th official confirmed 4 minutes of added time and it looked like St Mirren had blown their dreams for the day.

However, in the 6th minute of added time, St Mirren was awarded a penalty and Mark O’Hara stepped up to take the penalty, scored and sent the home fans wild with delight.

Aberdeen restarted the game and pushed for a winning goal but they lost possession and St Mirren counter-attacked. Within a minute of O’Hara’s equalizer, Toyosi Olusanya found himself free in the six yards box and turned a header from Mandron high into the Aberdeen net.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino, in Scotland for an International Football Association Board (Ifab) meeting in Loch Lomond, was spotted in the stands during a surprise appearance.

The Buddies continue to aim for a top 6 finish, two years in a row, and a Europen place.


Full-Time: St Mirren 2-1 Aberdeen

Attendance: 7,019

St Mirren: Hemming, Bolton (Taylor 81), Gogic, Fraser (c), Bwomono (McMenamin 63), Kwon, Boyd-Munce (O’Hara 81), Tanser, Jamieson (Olusanya 46), Mandron, Kiltie (Ayunga 62)
Subs Not Used: Urminsky, Dunne, Brown, Scott

Aberdeen: Roos, Jensen, Gartenmann, MacDonald, Devlin, Barron, Phillips, Shinnie, Hoilett (McGrath 63), Duk (McGarry 64), Miovski
Subs Not Used: Doohan, Milne, Duncan, Clarkson, Polvara, Hayes, Sokler

Referee: Nick Walsh
Assistant Referee: Frank Connor
Assistant Referee: John Stewart
Fourth Official: Calum Scott
VAR: Kevin Clancy


Stephen Robinson Post- Aberdeen reaction:



Photo: Saint’s Kiltie fires a shot at goal
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Photo: Saint’s Boyd-Munce tackles Aberdeen’s Duk
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Photo: Diving to his right Abdereen’s Roos can’t save O’Hara’s penalty
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Photo: Saint’s O’Hara celebrates in front of the home fans
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Photo: Saint’s O’Hara is mobbed by the Saint’s fans
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Photo: Olusanya is under his team mates as they celebrate his winning goal
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Photo: Olusanya gets praise for his manager Stephen Robinson
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Photo: Saints keeper Hemming celebrates in front of the fans
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Photo: Oyusanya celebrates with the fans
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Photo: St Mirren fans have a celebratory dance in front of the fans
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Photo: Fifa president Gianni Infantino ( 2nd from the right )
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Photographs by Hugh McMillan / Renfrewshire News 
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